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Athene's Restaurant

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3618 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 731-4135
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Friendly Greek restaurant

The food is abundant for a great price. My wife had lamb souvlaki and I had the Arni Soubia, another lamb dish. Service was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
Joel K
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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934 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The food is abundant for a great price. My wife had lamb souvlaki and I had the Arni Soubia, another lamb dish. Service was good.

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Thank Joel K
ESQUIMALT
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190 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Service fantastic ...soup great...portions generous and flavourful ...but give the fried food such as calamari and zucchini a pass...too greasy and mushy...so stick to the true Greek specialties and you are golden...handled our party of eight with no problem!

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Thank b4i4gt
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I've been to Athene's a few times and like the atmosphere there. We've been there when it's not usually too busy so it's relaxing. We've also had good customer service there. I usually go there because it's one of the only Greek restaurants I know of that serves grilled squid so that's what I usually order. However, the last 2... More 

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Thank Beng K
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I have been to this restaurant at least ten times over the years, and the reasons we keep going back are simple - good food, big portions, good value for your money. The decor is fun - very Greek and not as tacky as some Greek places. The staff are accommodating. If you plan an event for a large group,... More 

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Thank Teresa R
Kelowna, Canada
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We dined at Athene's Restaurant during a recent visit to Vancouver. We had a party of eight and all had different dishes. While we made a reservation, we found that we didn't need it on this mid-week day. The staff was very cordial and sat us immediately upon arrival. After we ordered, a basket of warm Pita bread came along... More 

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Thank thelamster
Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I would recommend this restaurant for many reasons. The personal service from the owner Kostantinos. You really get that warm feeling. The food is comfort food like the Tarama, Caviar to the house made Hoummus and even the Tzatiki. I recomment the trio with Pita for appetizer and then move into a heavier meal of Arni Riganato, Lamb shoulder Or... More 

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Thank Lovetoeat1977
Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

There were 14 of us celebrating a birthday and ordered a variety of entrees including lamb, seafood, calamari, chicken and souvlaki. Great service!

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Thank c w
VANCOUVER BC
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Dined here last night as two couples. We had four different dishes..lamb chops, prawn souvlaki, stuffed chicken and eggplant dish. There were ALL superb and three needed doggie bags. We had wine and beer from Greece. The whole evening was sublime. It simply could not have been better. outstanding service, hot rolls and nicely timed serving of the dishes, Four... More 

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Thank NICHOLASVancouverBc
Victoria
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We both had the baby lamb and it was terrible. Although there was enough meat the whole meal tasted like it had been prepared days ago. Everything tasted like it had been heated in a microwave. It was dry and very disappointing. How they had the nerve to charge us for this meal is beyond me! 25 years ago this... More 

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Thank Tessalyn_16
Bellingham, Washington
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691 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We happened upon this restaurant while in Vancouver West, intending for once to cash in on our Entertainment coupons, after we tried two other restaurants in the area that did not pan out. We liked the feeling upon entering the restaurant, the owner was very pleasant, the ambience with the interesting carved fresco walls and wooden floor was good. Obviously... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3618 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: (604) 731-4135

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Kitsilano
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture and poetry readings, its days of flower children and buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving their mark on the number of organic restaurants and fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a relaxed afternoon of beach volleyball or sunbathing. Along with the beachfront, nearby public pools and trendy street-beats have driven up the homeowners prices, making it a haven for stylish home goods stores, from design and furniture, to supplies and appliances. The multitude of both families and public spaces also make it a happening neighbourhood in the summer, when festivals and fairs take to Kits' streets.
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